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New York, New York / Burial Ground #738997

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Oct 04, 2003
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(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.

(New York: Ron Allen) The gathering in New York City at an African-American colonial burial ground to remember 419 slaves who died here centuries ago featured; scenes shown from "Little Africa" in Manhattan; details given of the 1991 discovery of a graveyard for slaves. [Two black WOMEN - comment on honoring the past.] [Former NYC mayor David DINKINS†- calls for respect for the blacks.] [Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture Howard DODSON†- comments on the slave legacy.]

Reporter(s):
Seigenthaler, John;
Allen, Ron
Duration:
00:02:10

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